Law & Gospel, Constitution & Church

by S. M. Hutchens

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. (Thomas Jefferson, Declaration of Independence of the United States of America)

If you obey the voice of the Lord your God, being careful to do all his commandments which I command you this day, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations of the earth . . . and the Lord will make you abound in prosperity. . . . But if you will not obey the voice . . .

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S. M. Hutchens is a senior editor.


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